23 April 2014 - Fairtransport
The worlds only trans-Atlantic cargo sail ship is visiting Falmouth this week.
The Tres Hombres is a modern day clipper built for transporting cargo around Europe and the Americas under sail alone. She’s on one of the last legs of a round the world voyage.
The visit is part of an initiative by New Dawn Traders to revitalise the cargo sail industry.
The vessel will be alongside in Falmouth over the Easter weekend.
Wonderful progress towards west yesterday. The front is passing now with rain and the wind died. We brailed up the main and braced square. It is the trimming for waiting for any kind of wind. The ship is heading north but drifts east. We can only try to drift slower what we don’t want now […]
“They call it the Caribbean of the North”…where you can have buckets of liquid sunshine and imagine coconuts growing on city lights. Welcome to the magical experience that is sailing a cargo of 19.000 bottles of natural French wines to Denmark. Telling a story about the last two weeks is not easy. So many beautiful […]
The departure maneuver in Copenhagen was super cool and smooth! It is great to move a big sailing ship like this in a harbor under sails. Nowadays being under sails inside a port is forbidden. I allowed us to do it because it’s possible and it’s very important to understand your ship under all circumstances, […]